Mother Carey's chicken


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WHY are the tiny seabirds, Storm Petrels, known to sailors as Mother Carey's chickens? - W.
Another Wiggin classic was Mother Carey's Chickens (1911), about a warm-hearted widow who had a great many children.
To raise funds for her kindergarten she began writing children's books, the best-known being The Birds' Christmas Carol (1887), The Story of Patsy (1889), <IR> REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM </IR> (1903), and Mother Carey's Chickens (1911).